499 U.S. 932 (1991), 90-6855, Spence v. Texas

Docket Nº:No. 90-6855
Citation:499 U.S. 932, 111 S.Ct. 1339, 113 L.Ed.2d 271, 59 U.S.L.W. 3637
Party Name:David Wayne SPENCE, petitioner v. TEXAS
Case Date:March 18, 1991
Court:United States Supreme Court
 
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499 U.S. 932 (1991)

111 S.Ct. 1339, 113 L.Ed.2d 271, 59 U.S.L.W. 3637

David Wayne SPENCE, petitioner

v.

TEXAS

No. 90-6855

United States Supreme Court.

March 18, 1991

OPINION

Petition for writ of certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.

Denied.

[111 S.Ct. 1340] Justice MARSHALL dissenting:

Adhering to my view that the death penalty is in all circumstances cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, Gregg v. Georgia, 428 U.S. 153, 231, 96 S.Ct. 2909, 2973, 49 L.Ed.2d 859 (1976), I would grant certiorari and vacate the death sentence in this case.

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